Almost all IT products contain plastics. But, the use of new or “virgin oil” plastics is connected to a number of sustainability problems, including Co2 emissions, high resource use in manufacturing and the threat of hazardous petrochemicals affecting human health and the natural environment. Today only about 10% of plastics from durable goods is recycled, further adding to these threats and the global e-waste crisis. A new background report from TCO Development calls for an increase in the use of post consumer recycled plastics in IT products.
TCO Development has published an updated version of the TCO Certified Edge Displays criteria. For best in class products, TCO Certified Edge offers additional recognition for leading edge performance in a specific sustainability attribute – in this latest edition, a Full Function Ergonomic Display Stand.
Announcing the draft of a new TCO Certified Edge criterion for Displays – for a Full Function Ergonomic Display Stand.
The TCO Certified usability and eco-label for ICT products today awarded the prestigious TCO Certified Edge designation to the new Samsung Notebook Series 9 for outstanding achievement in outdoor readability.